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When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before

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If it feels like everyone you know on Facebook is angry about politics these days, you're not alone. A new Pew Research Center study of how members of Congress - ...

Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply

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Deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Cirrhosis-related deaths increased by 65 percent ...

Prison guard killed by inmate in Minnesota prison, officials say

A corrections officer at the Minnesota Department of Corrections-Stillwater in Bayport was killed by an inmate at the prison on Wednesday, officials say. Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked by a ...

A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.

Inside a Catholic church in New Mexico, a 7-foot tall bronze statue of the Virgin Mary appears to be "weeping," according to church leaders.

Equipment failure leads to oil, brine spill in far north-central ND

MAXBASS, N.D. -- An equipment failure caused an oil and brine spill on Sunday at a well site in Bottineau County in far north-central North Dakota near the Canadian border, ...

Dive team works to retrieve plane from South Dakota in fatal ND river crash

A pilot died Tuesday afternoon after crashing his plane into the Missouri River, about a mile north of the Fort Rice boat ramp about 30 miles southeast of Bismarck. The pilot, a 35-year-old man from out-of-state, was found dead in the cockpit
BISMARCK -- A dive team with the Morton County Sheriff's Department worked Wednesday to retrieve a downed plane from South Dakota in the Missouri River, near the Fort Rice Recreation ...

Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents

Priorities USA is a Super PAC founded by Barack Obama campaign alumni which supported the Obama campaign in 2012 as well as the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016. They’ve gotten ...

MNsure announces dates for health insurance enrollment

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, MNsure, announced the dates for Minnesotans to shop for 2019 health coverage. Open enrollment will begin on Nov. 1 and run through Jan. ...

For first time, North Dakota investigation wins prestigious DEA honor

U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Christoper Myers. Submitted photo
FARGO -- For the first time, an investigation in North Dakota has won a prestigious national Drug Enforcement Agency honor. U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Christopher Myers announced that on ...

The forgotten graves of soldiers killed 157 years ago, during the Battle of Blackburn's Ford

The remains of one of six soldiers from the 1st Massachusetts Regiment found in Centreville, Va., in 1997. The soldiers were believed to have been killed in the Battle of Blackburn's Ford, which occurred on July 18, 1861. The soldiers were later reburied in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. in 2006. MUST CREDIT: Fairfax County/Mike Johnson.1 / 3
The burial service for the Centreville Six at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. MUST CREDIT: Fairfax County/Mike Johnson.2 / 3
A sketch of the Battle of Blackburn's Ford, which occurred near Bull Run south of Centreville, Va. MUST CREDIT: Library of Congress.3 / 3
On July 18, 157 years ago, the Battle of Blackburn's Ford was fought during an extremely hot and humid afternoon. The battle occurred several miles south of Centreville, Virginia, near ...


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